How Music and Memory Work Together When You’re Processing Trauma
A song can transport our minds back in time – but there may be ways to unlearn the pain we associate with a piece of music, too.
Ben Charlie Smoke
The Definitive Overanalysis of Donald Trump’s 41-word Assault on Canada
In a few sentences, the US president managed to mock our identity, Justin Trudeau and even ‘O Canada.’
Tragic Tales of Elderly Men Who Killed Their Sick Wives
Six stories about the devastating effects dementia can have on a couple.
Why Young People Need to Start Acting as an Interest Group
What's more important – a safe future, or reverting to the imperial measurements?
Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain
New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.
Weed Might Be Able to Block the Onset of Alzheimer's
If you're regularly exercising and smoking pot, you're already taking the right steps to ward off the disease.
Family of Jeff Astle Believe Degenerative Brain Disease Affects Up to 250 Former Players
The daughter of former England player Jeff Astle thinks it could be “the tip of a very big iceberg”
How to Have Sex on Your Deathbed
Just because you're slowly dying of a terminal illness doesn't mean you're not thinking about sex.
If Sydney Seau Doesn't Speak Out Against the NFL, Someone Else Will
Junior Seau's daughter says she won't mention the NFL's concussion cover-up during her father's Hall of Fame induction. If Canton-caliber players are more likely to end up with CTE, will the silence last?
What Watching My Granddad Spiral into Dementia Has Taught Me About Life and Love
A few years ago, my grandad started to forget things. Since then, I've spent a lot of time figuring out how to cope with his decline.
Talking to David Baddiel About the Comedy in Dementia
Baddiel's father was recently diagnosed with Pick's disease, an aggressive form of dementia. We spoke to the writer and stand-up about using this—as well as his mother's affair and sudden death— as material for his new show.
Loneliness, Friendship, and Threesomes
Much of photographer Isadora Kosofsky's art takes the aged as its subject, with perhaps her most famous project being The Three, a photo essay following a love triangle among three seniors living in different care facilities in Los Angeles.